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The Conscious Pivot Podcast

From entrepreneurship and leadership – to purpose and spirituality – the Conscious Pivot Podcast is the place for powerful insights, interviews, stories, tools, and actionable advice from people who have successfully reinvented some area of their business and and personal life. Gain greater insights to navigate your own pivot, learn how to fully embrace new opportunities, increase your performance, master the art and science of innovation and resilience, and love your life!
Join Adam for a much needed dose of energy, HEART and real talk. Let your pivot begin!

Episode Blogs

Powerful Success Principles With Legendary Jack Canfield

What makes a person successful? This is probably one of the most asked questions, and fortunately, as Tony Robbins said, "success leaves clues.” In this episode, Adam Markel interviews the perfect guest who shares his most powerful success “clues”. Adam talks with the one and only Jack Canfield, the co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and America's number one success coach. Having studied, researched and practiced what makes successful people different, Jack shares these tenets that will help...
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Fortune Favors The Brave: Resilience, Bravery and Survival

  Kiri Westby’s book Fortune Favors the Brave tells the story of a woman’s journey of survival as an American activist in Tibet. Kiri is a lifelong human rights activist and a writer who was raised in a small Buddhist community in Colorado. She began formal training in meditation and dharmic arts at a young age and went on to work professionally in human rights advocacy. In this episode, Kiri shares her experience of being arrested and forced to disappear...
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Flexibility And Resilience: Keys To Mastering The Unknown

  There are times when resilience is simply not enough to carry you through situations that the universe throws at you. Producer, writer, and director William Arntz believes that during these times flexibility, alongside resilience, can be a powerful tool. In this episode, William Arntz joins Adam Markel to share his spiritual and filmmaking journey. He also provides his perspective on the role of suffering in evolution, especially with the Coronavirus pandemic being on a different scale from what the...
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Udo’s Choice: Eating And Living Healthily With Udo Erasmus

Given the current health crisis brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic, there's probably no better time than now to be reminded of ways to take care of our health. In this episode, Adam Markel interviews a pioneer in the health and wellness industry, Udo Erasmus. Udo is behind the creation of both the Flax Oil and Healthy Fats Movements. He is also the co-founder of Udo’s Choice supplement brand, a global leader in cutting edge health products selling millions of...
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The Neuroscience Of Change, Consciousness And Resilience With Dawson Church

Ever heard the old adage "an old dog can’t learn new tricks"? Many still believe this and live thinking that growth stops at a certain age. However, this episode’s guest strongly disagrees. For Dawson Church the award-winning author and founder of the National Institute for Integrative Healthcare, change is possible at any age. Dawson cites studies from his books, Mind to Matter, The Genie in Your Genes and Bliss Brain about how our brain changes even during old age. He also shares how to...
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Resilience In A Global Financial Crisis With Scott Shay

  How do you stay calm and handle a major financial crisis? Adam Markel talks to Scott Shay, a leading businessman, thought leader, and author of two widely read books, including the award-winning In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism. Scott shares some tactics on surviving a major financial crisis. He also cites some of the recent key observations that led him and his team to determine it was time to prepare for another financial fiasco. Perhaps most importantly, he...
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Stronger Together: Facing A Time Of Political Divide With LuAnn Buechler

More than ever, what we need now is to join together amid the Coronavirus Pandemic. Amidst the fear and panic it causes, it's important to not only practice the right safety precautions, but to also be in each other’s aide. In this episode, guest LuAnn Buechler is spreading the message that we need one another and that we are stronger together than we are divided, whether we're physically together or not. Her iHug Across America Movement is a key part of...
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Danelle Umstead On Conquering The Slopes Of Life With Resilience

True vision comes from the heart. This is what our guest, Danelle Umstead, exemplifies. Diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at the age of 13, Danelle has no central vision and is losing her peripheral vision. But that didn’t stop her from conquering the slopes - literally and figuratively. Danelle is a professional skier, three-time Paralympian and bronze medalist, 53-time world cup medalist, and Dancing with the Stars contestant. She relates how she coped with her disability to create an amazing life...
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150th Episode Celebration:  A Testament to Resilience

  In this episode, Adam Markel celebrates and reflects on the 150 episodes of The Conscious PIVOT. He discusses the idea of building resilience, fighting complacency, and the importance of rituals along the path towards a better self and higher performance. Resilience is critical to two desirable outcomes - longevity and performance. This is why resilience is not only desirable in today's culture of work; it is a non-negotiable and sought-after skill. People who are resilient lead the way to...
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Unleashing Your Greatness With Jonathan Mitchell

  Pivoting can be challenging and bring up a lot of emotions. Changes to your relationships, your physical health or overall wellness can unleash some deep issues to tackle along the way. Host Adam Markel talks with Jonathan Mitchell, aka “Jhonny K”, an award-winning singer/songwriter and the podcast host of Unleash Greatness. This amazing personality assists people with tapping into their greatness - a greatness that is already inside of us. Part of that is achieving self-value by being authentic...
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